LONDON, July 15 The Association for Financial
Markets in Europe (AFME) said on Monday top BNP Paribas
banker Frédéric Janbon would succeed Gaël de Boissard
as its chairman in September.
De Boissard said board member Janbon, global head of fixed
income at BNP Paribas since 2005, would bring
"experience, insight and enthusiasm" to the role.
AFME lobbies for global and European banks and other major
capital market buyers at national, EU and global levels.
Janbon began his career with BNP Paribas in London in 1988
trading options and swaps. He has held various positions in
derivatives sales and trading in London, Paris and Tokyo.
AFME also said its next vice chairman would be Kostas
Pantazopoulos, an AFME board member and global head of interest
rate products at Goldman Sachs.